Please join us on March 16, 11-12 pm, in Wilson 117, for a talk by Dave Edmunds (Global Studies) and Dustina Gill (Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Dakota), title forthcoming. The talk will engage specialists and interested members of the public curious about public humanities, community-engaged research, and Dakota storytelling, ecology, and cultures of knowledge. This is the second brownbag talk in the Spring 2022 series, sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship in Indigenous Studies.
Please join us on February 23, 11-12 pm, in Wilson 117, for a talk by Worthy Martin (Computer Science and Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities): “Digitizing the Archaeology of Chacoian Sites”. The talk will engage specialists and interested members of the public curious about Indigenous communities in the US-Mexico borderlands, material cultures, and digital humanities.
Please join us on Tuesday, March 22, in the Language Commons (2nd floor, NCH) for a series of flash talks by students in the beginning-intermediate level Spanish program. The series is designed to highlight the work of early language learners and to provide a supportive intellectual community for language acquisition. Please contact Jennifer Barlow (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
On Saturday December 11, the Virginia Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese presented Professor Gustavo Pellón with the David T. Gies Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes individuals who have worked toward improving the teaching of Spanish in Virginia, above and beyond the general job requirements.
A call for celebrating – Congratulations to Allison Bigelow for being awarded the 28th Annual MLA Prize First Book!
Please click here for the press release from MLA and more information about Allison Bigelow’s book, Mining Language: Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and University of North Carolina Press, 2020).
Faculty and graduate students in Global Studies and Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese are invited to an end of semester mixer to introduce our new Rising Scholar, Mauricio Acuña.
When: Friday, December 10th 5-6:30pm
Where: Global Grounds, Hotel A West Range
Who: Guest of Honor, Mauricio; SIP Faculty and Graduate Students, GS Faculty, Brown College Faculty
Please RSVP by Monday, December 6th:
Please join the Indigenous Studies IDF for our last brownbag of the semester, and a celebration for the PhD students who are finishing their first semester. We'll begin with a talk by Rising Scholar postdoctoral fellow Mauricio Acuña (SIP and Global Studies), "Afro-Latin American Arts at the Global Stage of Négritude: Dakar, 1966." Then, we'll open some wine and toast to the end of the semester.
Please join us for a seminar with the Gerszten Family Visiting Professor, Ignacio López Calvo. "An Asia-Latin America epistemology and Transpacific Studies," on Friday, Feb. 4, from 3:30-5 pm (EST). Please click here to register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqf-ChpjkoHdynZFqpg1gC0v90zIwk8RT_.
Please join us virtually on Thursday, Feb. 3, at 4 pm (EST) for a lecture by Ignacio López Calvo, "A Latin American proto-model minority: Empowering the Chinese by denigrating Blacks."
Please click here to register: https://virginia.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvdeuvqzgpHtPSk7fN6rWuqZtMKrxC-0Av.
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